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New WA species listed under the EPBC Act

On January 17 2014, recovery plans for the following listed species were adopted under the EPBC Act:

Prepared by Western Australia:

  1. Calyptorhynchus latirostris (Carnaby´s cockatoo)
  2. Petrogale lateralis hacketti (Recherche rock-wallaby), Petrogale lateralis lateralis (black-flanked rock-wallaby), Petrogale lateralis MacDonnell Ranges race (warru, black-footed rock-wallaby (MacDonnell Ranges race)), Petrogale lateralis West Kimberly race (black-footed rock-wallaby (West Kimberley race))
  3. Pseudemydura umbrina (western swamp tortoise)
  4. Setonix brachyurus (quokka)

These recovery plans came into force on 17 January 2014 and are available from the Department´s website. For further information please contact Jessica Pink on 02 6274 1175 or email.